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Stable at the Lordship 40 Meters to North-West of House, Cottered

Description: Stable at the Lordship 40 Meters to North-West of House

Grade: II
Date Listed: 6 July 1984
English Heritage Building ID: 159870

OS Grid Reference: TL3186229224
OS Grid Coordinates: 531862, 229224
Latitude/Longitude: 51.9459, -0.0829

Location: B1037, Cottered, Hertfordshire SG9 9PZ

Locality: Cottered
Local Authority: East Hertfordshire District Council
County: Hertfordshire
Country: England
Postcode: SG9 9PZ

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Listing Text

(south side)

5/16 Stable at The Lordship
40m to NW of house


Stable. C16. Timber frame on low red brick sill, dark
weatherboarded with a steep thatched roof. Part of rear slope of
corrugated iron and back wall plastered with brick facing to
lower part facing into farmyard. A 4-bay, single-storey building
facing E. Hipped, one-storey, S end extension thatched and
weatherboarded as a separate stable with vent strips under the
eaves. Main stable has an unusual internal structure
incorporating a passage along the E side defined by an extra post
under each tie-beam. Swept jowls to bay posts with arched braces
to wall plate and tie-beams (one brace springs from the post
beside the passage). Queen-strut roof with collar and clasped-
purlins with arched wind-braces. Low side walls with remains of
wattle and daub infill in closed trusses. Some internal
weatherboarding. Edge-halved scarf joint in wallplate with
bridled butts. An unusual survival of a C16 stable building with
internal divisions.

Listing NGR: TL3186229224

This text is a legacy record and has not been updated since the building was originally listed. Details of the building may have changed in the intervening time. You should not rely on this listing as an accurate description of the building.

Source: English Heritage

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